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Test ID FBMO MVista Blastomyces Quantitative Antigen, Fluid

Specimen Required

Submit only one of the following:

Specimen Type: CSF or Bronchoalveolar Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile leak-proof container

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

CSF: Collect 2 mL of spinal fluid (CSF) in sterile leak-proof container. Send refrigerated in a plastic screw cap vial.

Bronchoalveolar Lavage: Collect 2 mL in sterile leak-proof container. Send refrigerated in a plastic screw cap vial.


 1. Specimen type is required.

 2. Separate order required for each specimen.

 3. Sputolysin, sodium hydroxide, and potassium hydroxide treatment degrade the analyte detected in the assay.

Method Name

Quantitative Sandwich Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

MVista Blastomyces Ag, Fluid

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

CSF: 0.8 mL; BAL: 0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

Reference Value: None Detected

Results reported as ng/mL in 0.2 - 14.7 ng/mL range

Results above the limit of detection but below 0.2 ng/mL are reported as 'Positive, Below the Limit of Quantification'

Results above 14.7 ng/mL are reported as 'Positive, Above the Limit of Quantification'

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

3 to 5 days

Performing Laboratory

MiraVista Diagnostics

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by MiraVista Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBMO MVista Blastomyces Ag, Fluid Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z5523 Specimen Type 31208-2
Z5524 Result: Not Provided
Z5525 Interpretation Not Provided